There’s no free lunch with sleeping pills.

A review journal I follow, Neurology Reviews, published a summary of a report at a recent sleep conference called What Are the Next-Morning Effects of Hypnotic Drugs?.  It outlines what I often tell my patients about sleeping pills.  There’s no free lunch. The report in question looked at a collection of studies on short-term memory, psychomotor […]

Promising treatment for refractory tremor.

Tremor is a common neurologic complaint and can basically come from two diagnoses:  Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor.  Parkinson’s tremor usually affects the hands and is typically present at rest rather than during use of the hand.  The tremor from Parkinson’s can affect the chin and is accompanied by the other symptoms and signs of […]